Metals Monday 10 August 2020
15 July 2020

Three charged at Alutrade over 2017 fatality

Three bosses at an Oldbury-based recycling company have been charged with gross negligence manslaughter following the death of a worker in 2017, according to a statement from West Midlands Police. On 24 July 2017, father-of-one ...


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7 July 2020

China ‘Solid Waste Law’ changes from September


Yet more confirmation that China will be banning the import of “solid waste” – which includes waste paper and scrap metal – has emerged. Today (7 July) the Brussels-based Bureau of International Recycling commented that ...

30 June 2020

News in brief (30/06/20)


With news on: WasteCare and Bradford launch decontamination service; Mach-Tech announces exchange programme;  EMR unveils net-zero strategy; Renewi aims to increase recycling rate.

25 June 2020

BIR finds world ‘beset by challenges’


A picture of ‘the recycling world’ beset by challenges because of COVID-19 has been painted by the Brussels-based Bureau of International Recycling in a second quarter report from its global Ambassadors. In a report issued ...

12 June 2020

Monthly packaging data shows ‘promising’ signs


The packaging compliance sector has reacted positively to provisional monthly packaging data which has shown that most materials are posting increases in recycling or exports, when compared with last year. Released by the ...

8 June 2020

Alupro agrees waste data deal


Resource Efficient Data has agreed a 12-month deal to provide the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) with waste data flow insight. The deal grants Alupro access to the Cardiff-based data start-up's UK waste data ...

5 May 2020

Metals sector concern over merchant challenges


Brussels-based Bureau of International Recycling has issued an updated summary on the scrap metal recycling industry during the coronavirus crisis around the world and in the UK.  As part of the update...

21 April 2020

Webinar to discuss pandemic and materials markets


A free webinar on materials and markets in the recycling sector during the coronavirus pandemic will be held by tomorrow (22 April 2020). The webinar is a third in a series of webinars being ...

16 April 2020

Action plan targets aluminium recycling


Industry association European Aluminium has launched its Circular Aluminium Action Plan, aimed at ensuring

27 March 2020

CARS and metals event postponed to November


Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Complete Auto Recycling Show (CARS) and Metals Recycling Event (MRE) have been postponed until November. 

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